Duty Exemption Entitlement Certificate issued in response of value, quantity, quality and technical characteristics-Materials exempted
[PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (I)]
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)
Notification No. 51/2000-Customs
In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, being satisfied that exempts materials imported into India, against an Advance Licence issued in terms of paragraph 7.2 of the Export and India in the Ministry of Commerce vide notification No. 1/1997-2002, dated the 31st March, 2000 (hereinafter referred to as the said licence), from the whole of the duty of customs leviable thereon which is specified in the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), and from the whole of the additional duty, safeguard duty and anti/dumping dut leviable thereon respectively under section 3,8, and 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act, subject to the following conditions, namely:-
(i) that the materials imported are covered by Duty Exemption Entitlement Certificate (hereinafter referred to as the said certificate), issued by the Licensing Authority in the form specified in the Schedule annexed to this notification, in respect of the value, quantity, description, quality and technical characteristics;
(ii) that the importer at the time of clearance of the imported materials executes a bond with such surety be specified by the Assistant Commissioner of customs or Deputy Commissioner of Customs binding himself to pay on demand an amount equal to the duty leviable, but for the exemption, on the imported materials in respect of which the conditions specified in this notification have not been complied with, together with interest at the rate of twenty four percent per annum from the date of clearance of the said materials;
Provided that the bond shall not be necessary in respect of imports made after the discharge of export obligation in full.
(iii) that the said licence and the said certificate are produced before the proper officer of customs at the time of clearance for debit;
(iv) that the imports and exports are undertaken through sea ports at Mumbai, Calcutta, Cochin, Magdalla, Kakinada, kandla, Mangalore, Marmagoa, Madras, Nhava Sheva, Pradeep, Pipavav, Sikka, Tuticorin Visakhapatnam and Dehej or through any of the airports at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Mumbai, Calcutta, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Madras, Srinagar, Trivandrum Varanasi, Nagpur and Cochin or through any of the Inland Container Depots at Agra, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Delhi, Faridabad, Gauhati, Guntur, Hyderabad, jaipur, Jallandhar, Kanpur, Ludhiana, Moradabad, Nagpur, Pimpri (Pune), Pitampur (Indore), Surat, Tirupur, Varanasi, Nasik, Rudrapur (Nainital), Dighi (Pune), Vadodara, Daulatabad, (Wanjarwadi and maliwada), Waluj (Aurangabad), Anaparthy (Andhra Pradesh), Salem Malanpur, Srinagar, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur, Ahmedabad, Bhiwadi and Madurai or through the 1 and customs station at Ranaghat;
Provided that the Commissioner of Customs may by special order and subject to such conditions as may be specified by him, permit import and export through any other Seaport, Airport, or Inland Container Depot or though the Land Customs Station.
(v) that the export obligation is discharged within the period specified in the said certificate or within such extended period as may be granted by the Licensing Authority by exporting resultant products manufactured in India which are specified in Part “E” of the said certificate (hereinafter referred to as resultant products) and in respect of which facility under rule 12 (1) (b) or rule 13 (1) (b) of the Central Excise Rules, 1944 has not been availed in respect of materials permitted under the said licence;
(vi) that the importer produces evidence of discharge of export obligation to the satisfaction of the Assistant Commissioner of Customs or Deputy Commissioner of customs within a period of 30 days of the expiry of period allowed for fulfillment of export obligation, or within such extended period as the said Assistant Commissioner of Customs or Deputy commissioner of Customs may allow;
(vii) that the said licence and the materials shall not be transferred or sold;
(viii) that in relation to a Advance Licence issued to a merchant Exporter,-
(a) the name and address of the supporting manufacturer is specified in the said licence and the said certificate and the bond required to be executed by the importer in terms of condition (ii) shall be executed jointly by the Merchant Exporter and the supporting manufacturer binding themselves jointly and severally to comply with the conditions specified in this notification and
(b) exempt materials are utilised in the factory of such supporting manufacturer for discharge of export obligation by the said merchant exporter.
2. Where the goods are found defective or unfit for use, the said goods may be -exported back to the foreign supplier within 3 years from the date of payment of duty on the importation thereof;
Provided at that the time of re-export the goods are identified to the satisfaction of the Assistant Commissioner of Customs or Deputy Commissioner of Customs as the goods which were imported.
Explanation, -In this notification,
(1) ” Advance Licence” means an advance license issued for, –
(a) export of goods, or
(b) supply of intermediate goods for use in resultant product;
(ii) “Export Import Policy” means the Export and Import Policy 1997-2002, published vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Commerce no. (RE-99)/1977-2002 dated the 31st march, 2000;
(iii) ” Licensing Authority” means the Director General of Foreign Trade appointed under section 6 of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992 (22 of 1992) or an officer authorised by him to grant a licence under the said Act.
(iv) ” materials” means-
(a) raw materials, components, intermediates, consumables, catalysts, computer software and parts required for manufacture of resultant product and which are incorporated in the said resultant product specified in Part E of the said certificate;
(b) mandatory spares within a value limit of 10% of the value of the licence which are required to be exported alongwith the resultant product;
(c) fuel, oil and catalysts required for manufacture of resultant product; and
(d) packing materials required for packaging of resultant product.
duty exemption entitlement certificate
(This consists of ….. pages)
Sl. No. ….(IMP) Date of issue
Port of registration
Materials imported against licence no. (name and full address of the licencee)dated issued by to the above licencee and covered by the list of materials specified in list (a) of Part “C” of this certificate would be eligible for exemption from customs duties subject to the conditions specified in the notification of the Government of India Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue No. Customs, dated the April, 2000.
The importer shall discharge the export obligation in terms of the said notification within months from the date of issue of licence
A bond with security/surety in terms of the said notification shall be executed before clearance of the goods from the Customs
Seal of licensing authority
PART – A
Names and addresses of the factories where the resultant products for export are manufactured.
Names and addresses of factories where the ancillaries to the resultant products are manufactured.
List of materials of import
(a) MATERIALS TO BE IMPORTED UNDER THIS CERTIFICATE
|Sr.No.||Item of import||Quality||Technical Characteristics|
|Quantity||CIF value in Indian Rs. and in equivalent US$||S. No. of the resultant products in Part E|
(b) OTHER IMPORTED MATERIALS TO BE USED IN EXPORT PRODUCT
Particulars of import of materials
|Sr.No.||No. of the materials in Part-C||Bill of Entry No. date and Customs House of Import||Description||Quantity and net weight|
|CIF Value||Duty leviable but for exemption Heading No. of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 and Heading No. in the Schedule to the Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985 for levy of Additional Duty.||Rate of Duty||Amount of Duty||Signature of the Customs Officer with Name, Designation and seal.|
(For parts E and F, please see part 2)
Duties paid on materials in respect of which the condition of said notification are not complied with
|Sr.No.||Sl.No. in Part D under which the import of the materials has been entered.||Description, quantity and value of materials on which duty paid||Rate of duty leaviable (i) Basic
|Additional duty paid on import|
|Amount of (i) Duty difference
|Particulars of duty paying documents||Signature of the Customs Officer|
DUTY EXEMPTION ENTITLEMTN CERTIFICATE
(This constists of Pages)
Sr. No. (EXP) Date of Issue
Port of Registration
(Name and full address of the licencee)
Materials imported against Licence No….. dated……. issued by …. to the above licencee and covered by the list of materials specified in list (a) of part “C” of the certificate would be eligible for exemption from Basic Customs duty subject to the conditions specified in the notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue No. 31/97-Customs, dated the April, 2000
The licencee shall discharge the export obligation in terms of the said notification within months from the date of licence.
A Bond with surety/security in terms of the said notification shall be executed before clearance of the goods from customs.
Seal of licensing authority
Names and addresses of the factories where the resultant products are manufactured.
Names and addresses of the factories where the ancillaries to the resultant products are manufactured.
(Part C and D figures in the Imports part of this (DEEC)
PART – E
|Quantity||FOB value in Rs./US$||Sl. No. of the materials in part-C|
|Sr.No.||S.No. of the resultant product in Part E.||Name of the Customs House of Shipment||Shipping Bill No. and date||Name of the vessel and outward entry on the vessel|
|Quantity||Net weight of the product||Description as per the Shipping Bill||FOB Value in Rs./US$||Signature of Customs Officers with name, designation and seal and remarks in any|
PART – H
Statement of imports and exports/supply made
Type of licence. licence No. Date
Details of imports made
|Sr. No.||Sl.No. of Part C||Description||Quantity Imported||CIF value in Rs./in equivalent US$|
Details of Exports made:
|S.No.||S.No. in Part E||Description||Quantity Imported||FOB value Rs/in equivalent US$|
1. I/We hereby declare that information given in this statement is correct.
2. I/We hereby declare that no benefit under rule 12 (1) (b) or rule 13 (1) (b) of Central Excise Rules, 1944 has been avalied in respect of exports made under this DEEC.
Name of the Signatory
Certificate of Chartered Accountant/Cost Accountant
I have examind the applicant firm”s actual imports and exports as given above and find them as correct.
Notification No. 51/2000-Cus,. dated 27-4-2000